Thursday 12 January 2012

Late News 04/01 Porthallow: 6 Choughs at the quarry. (S Pilbeam)

Late News 11/01 Helston: 2 Siberian Chiffchaff at the sewerage works still, also 1 Firecrest a male Blackcap and 3 Goldcrests. (S Cox)

Late News 11/01 Helston Loe Pool: Female type Bufflehead, 1 Black-necked Grebe and 5 f Goldeneye. (S Cox)

Late News 11/01 Tresemple Pool: Water Rail, Kingfisher and 30 Teal, plus along Tresillian River 3+ Greenshank and 9 Black-tailed Godwit with 2 Ravens over. (A Nicholson)

Late News 11/01 Par: 1m and 3 f Black Redstarts on Spit beach, photos here. (N Climpson)

Late News 11/01 Goonhilly, Lizard: Female Hen Harrier at Brays Cot in the afternoon. (S Kolodziejski)

Late News 11/01 Kynance road, Lizard: 2CY male Marsh Harrier in the evening. (S Kolodziejski)

Late News 11/01 Bartinney: Woodlark in ploughed field to the north of Bartinney. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Late News 11/01 Gurnards Head: Juv Iceland Gull.

Marazion Marsh RSPB: 1 Bittern, 1 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron, 2 Cormorant, 5 Mute Swan, 22 Teal, 3 Mallard, 1 Wigeon, 1 Coot, 17 Moorhen, 2 Water Rail, 2 Peregrine, 3 Snipe, 1 Oystercatcher, 2 Stonechat, 2 Chiffchaff and 2 Cetti’s Warbler. Also Water Pipit and 1W Med Gull on the beach. (D Parker & D Flumm)

Drift Reservoir: (CBWPS members only): 24 Mute Swan, 125 Canada Geese, 2 Greylag, 10 hybrid geese, 39 Tufted Duck, 11 Wigeon, 123 Mallard, 4 Teal, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Little Grebe, 1 Coot, 1 Cormorant, c 100 Lapwing, 1W Ring-billed Gull, 19 Common Gull, 1 ringtail Hen Harrier and 2 Buzzard. (D Parker & B Hibbert)

Helston Boating Lake: Little Gull and Egyptian Goose still. (B Hibbert)

more on Steve Roger’s blog here.

Nanquidno: 1 Jack Snipe and 1 Green Sandpiper. (C Moore)

Kynance Cove: 4 Choughs flew south mid-morning, 6 north at midday. (S Pilbeam)Carbis Bay: Juv Iceland Gull again, 2 Common Scoter, 700+ Herring Gull, 150+ Gannet and at least 2 Bottle-Nosed Dolphin this morning. (C Selway)Longrock: 1W drake Surf Scoter showing well this afternoon also 1 Long-tailed Duck, 4 Common Eider, 6 Grey Plover, 20+ Ringed Plover, 20+ Dunlin and 65 Sanderling. (C Selway)

Wadebridge: Two male Black Redstart this morning on Glen Road. (C Selway)

St Gothian Sands LNR: 5 Mute Swan, 4 Shelduck, 13 Tufted Duck, 52 Pochard, 3 Common Teal, 30+ Curlew, 2 Little Grebe and 1 Water Pipit. Also 150+ Lapwing and 250+ Golden Plover over fields inland of reserve. (T Twiggs)St Ives: Black Guillemot off the Island. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Carnon Downs: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler and 1 Firecrest still.

Helston Loe Pool: Female type Bufflehead still.

Penzance, Jubilee Pool: 1W drake Surf Scoter and 2 Black-throated Divers and 5 Great Northern Divers.

Par Beach Pool: drake Ring-necked Duck still.

Chapel Amble: Possible Glossy Ibis reported on wetland.

Cot Valley: Firecrest at the top of the valley early afternoon.

Swanvale NR: Yellow-browed Warbler still in sallows by the pump house.

Feock: 25 Black-necked Grebes off Loe Beach.

Helston: 1 Siberian Chiffchaff and 2+ Firecrest at the sewerage works still.

Truro: 2 Black Redstarts (1m) in a private garden.